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Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 61

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Front view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. A horse-drawn carriage is outside the entrance.

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1874 

Description: Includes index to key buildings. Shows local streets, railroads, fairgrounds, mills, schools, churches, and part of Lake Winnebago. Streets running west to...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. "Note: The soundings are in feet and tenths." The upper left margin reads: "Senate Ex. Doc. No....

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed railways of the Tomah & Lake St. Croix Railroad (from Tomah to Hudson) and the St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad (from Hudson...


State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...


Gates Gallery

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1891 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.

Date: 1892 

Description: Men posed in front of a livery barn and horse sales stable.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1876-07-01 

Description: This map shows towns, railroads, and rivers in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario that surround Lake Erie. A key to completed and uncomple...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.


The Artist

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Issued as a stereograph on green mount entitled "The Artist." Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The flag on...


Main Street

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. On the left a man is driving a wagon with a team of two horses, and on the right a man stands on a wagon pulled by one horse. Houses...


Dr. Blake's Home

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...

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